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Lance Naik Shanghara Singh MVC

Lance Naik Shanghara Singh hailed from Chola Sahib village of Amritsar district in Punjab and was born on 14th January 1943. Son of Shri Ranga Singh and Smt Dhan Kaur, Lance Naik Shanghara Singh joined the Army at the age of 20 years on 14th

Capt Ravinder Nath Gupta VrC

Capt Ravinder Nath Gupta hailed from Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh and was born on 20 Dec 1945. Son of Shri JN Gupta, he had two brothers as his siblings. He had a passion for the armed forces since his younger days and eventually got selected

Flt Lt T S Dandass

Flt Lt Tanmay Singh Dandass hailed from Delhi and was born on 24 Apr 1945. Son of an Army officer who served in the Army Medical Corps, he was commissioned into the Indian Air Force on 31 Dec 1963 at the age of 18 years.

Major Baldev Raj Bhola VrC

Major Baldev Raj Bhola was born on 31st May 1944 in Karachi now in Pakistan. Son of Shri KL Bhola, Maj Baldev Raj joined the army at the age of 21 years on 24th April 1966.  He was commissioned into the 13 Dogra Regiment, an

Sowar Nand Singh

Sowar Nand Singh joined the Indian Army after completing his education and was recruited into the 17 Poona Horse, a tank regiment of the Armoured Corps, the important combat arm of the Indian Army.  After completing his training, he served as a tank crew member

Captain SS Walkar MVC

Captain Shankar Shankhapan Walkar was born on 8th March 1943 in Kadgaon Village of Kolhapur district in Maharashtra. Capt SS Walkar joined the Army as a commissioned officer on 15 June 1969 at the age of 26 years. He was commissioned into 18 Madras battalion

Risaldar Sagat Singh

Risaldar Sagat Singh hailed from Belwa Ranaji (now Sagat Nagar) in Jodhpur district of Rajasthan and was born on 10 Aug 1935. Son of an army veteran Sowar Simrat Singh, he was inspired by his father and always nursed the idea of serving in the

2nd Lt Arun Khetarpal PVC

Second Lieutenant Arun Khetarpal was born on 14th October 1950 in Pune into a military family. Son of Lt Col (later Brigadier) M.L. Khetarpal and Mrs Maheshwari Khetarpal, 2nd Lt Arun was the eldest of their two sons. As several generations of his family had